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Re: awk bug in cygwin 1.5.5 under windows xp
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 12:06:28 +0200
- Subject: Re: awk bug in cygwin 1.5.5 under windows xp
- References: <000001c387fd$1266d2b0$30cea783@bt09fischerxp>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 11:19:10AM +0200, Karsten Fischer wrote:
> awk fails when called from the cmd or cmdproxy shell. The shell does not
> interpret correctly the link to gawk. Apparently this observation was
That's a problem of the shell, not of gawk. The installation procedure
of gawk on Cygwin is identical to the installation procedure of gawk on
Linux. awk is just a symlink to gawk.
> reported several times in the internet.
> Changing all "awk" to "gawk" in my scripts works fine, but a more
> elegant solution would be desirable.
Using ash, bash, ksh, pdksh, tcsh, zsh would actually help. The Cygwin
distribution is not designed to run in a native Windows shell in the
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